Netgear adds WPA3 support to Nighthawk AX12 (RAX120) by firmware

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RAX120 Firmware Version
Enhancement or Bug Fixes:
  • Supports WPA3.
  • Fixed some Web GUI minor issues.
Firmware upgrade instructions:

Note: To avoid disconnect issues during the firmware download process, NETGEAR recommends the firmware update be performed on a computer with wired connection.

  1. Write down all the settings which you changed from the default values, since you may need to reenter them manually.
  2. Using the Download Link below, download and extract the new firmware to a convenient place such as your desktop. The filename after extracting is RAX120-V1.0.0.64.chk

    Download Link:
  3. Log in to the router using a web browser. The URL is
    Note: If you require further assistance with router login, see How do I login to my NETGEAR home router?
  4. Click ADVANCED tab > Administration > Firmware Update.
  5. Click Browse and find the file you just downloaded.
  6. Click Upload. Do NOT interrupt the update while the router performs this step.

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